BP, Transocean Brawl Over Spill Evidence

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 3:30 PM EDT) -- BP PLC and Deepwater Horizon partner Transocean Ltd. are locked in a tiff over the production of key evidence from the April 20 oil rig blast, as Transocean accuses BP of withholding documents in what BP calls a “publicity stunt” aimed at taking attention away from Transocean's role in the accident.

In a letter sent Wednesday to BP and a host of federal government officials, Transocean attorney Steven L. Roberts said the British oil giant had been withholding documents and limiting Transocean's access to sensitive information...
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